Strategies for managing upper tract calculi in young children.

  title={Strategies for managing upper tract calculi in young children.},
  author={Venkata Rama Jayanthi and Paul M. Arnold and Stephen A. Koff},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={162 3 Pt 2},
PURPOSE Pediatric urolithiasis is relatively uncommon and there is little information on the application of modern surgical procedures in young children. We present a single center experience with the surgical management of upper tract calculi in this age group. MATERIALS AND METHODS We reviewed presentation, co-morbidity, treatment, outcome and complications in all prepubertal patients who required surgical treatment for ureteral or renal calculi during a 4-year period. The series consists… CONTINUE READING
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